In Market Execution Business Analyst (IT)
Key Accountabilities :
Business Analyst of medium to large projects for the Sales Execution space.
Proactive analysis of business processes and identification of innovative ways to address near-term business needs, in the Retail Execution Area preferably, which includes identifying opportunities, reviewing and obtaining a disposition decision from the appropriate business client, assessing the fit of these opportunities into current initiatives, or including the opportunity in the future demand.
Map the Customer Journey and partner with the business in the co-creation of solutions that add value to K-C.
Drives the evaluation of the factors which must be addressed to drive the solution implementation.
Maintains in-depth understanding of Consumer business processes for Retail Execution capability area.
Functional accountability across multiple areas like Sales Force Automation, Distributor Management Systems, and In-Store Execution platforms within the team.
Translates business requirements into functional and technical requirements for the end-to-end solutions within the Sales Execution space.
Coordinates engagements with vendors as they relate to evaluation, design, and delivery of business capabilities. Contributes to the evaluation and selection of software product standards.
Participant in industry representation, policy formation, User Groups, and strategic direction.
Key Qualifications and Experiences :
Bachelor's degree; 5 - 7+ years of professional experience with a minimum of 3 years of Information Technology experience including working directly with business clients.
Has experience, as Business Analyst, developing applications and can apply that experience to identify opportunities, design initiatives that improve business processes, and ensure best practices are being followed.
Ability to do hands-on work configuring applications whenever needed.
Experience in IT implementation projects, in a Business Analyst Role, for Advanced Analytics, SAP HANA, Tableau, PBI, SFA, DMS, SAP R3 (SD module), SalesForce, MC1, or others within this space.
Expert in Requirements management, with knowledge of Architecture and Technology management.
Deep knowledge in applying agile methodologies and rapid prototyping. Understands how to coordinate the flow of work between agile teams and more traditional project-based teams.
Experience as Scrum Master running Agile Projects.
Understanding of digital enablers and technologies such as embedded Analytics, design for Automation, UX, and modern integration.
Has a leader mindset, which can enable an optimal TCO for solutions delivered by Engineering & Applications.
Experience with deploying and driving execution via the performance measurement, benchmarking, and related visual management.
Held prior accountabilities that required influencing leaders outside of administrative authority.
Strong leadership skills with experience managing people in offsite and remote locations.
Strong service delivery skills.
Cultivates networking opportunities with peer organizations.
Has achieved technical and / or business certification(s).
Verbal and written fluency in English is mandatory.
Ability to work in a virtual team that may work across distance (remote), cultures, and time zones, in a matrix with multiple reporting lines, and may extend outside the K-C organization including suppliers, partners, and customers.
Global VISA and Relocation Specifications :
The role will report to a Manager in the Digital Sales organization working for America’s region. The role will not have any direct reports.
Key Interfaces : Solution Engineer / Architect, Business Client, Data & Analytics team, and Project Managers. External Interfaces : Consultants, 3rd Party providers.
Travel may include approximately 10% of work time.